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    Fort Collins Natural Area CLOSURES

    Reservoir Ridge, Maxwell, and Pineridge Natural Areas are temporarily closed due to wet and muddy conditions. Rangers monitor trail conditions daily and reopen the site when conditions improve.

    Thanks for your cooperation and understanding during trail and site closures.

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    Aweome. Post back here if you hear of it opening. Thanks!

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    FC Natural Area trails are starting to open:

    Status: City of Fort Collins

    Updated: Jan 22, 2013
    •Fossil Creek Reservoir :
    Fossil Creek Reservoir Regional Open Space- The Cattail Flats Trail will close for the season on November 30 to protect the bald eagles that roost nearby. Please respect the closure. The trail will reopen in the spring once the eagles have headed north.
    •Maxwell :
    Maxwell Natural Area is now open.
    •Pineridge :
    Pineridge Natural Area is closed due to wet, muddy and icy conditions. Rangers check the site daily and will reopen it as soon as possible. Thank you for respecting the closure.
    •Reservoir Ridge :
    A new trailhead is being constructed on North Overland Trail Rd. Amenities include a parking lot, picnic area and vault toilet. Please stay out of the construction area until construction is complete (April, 2013). The rest of Reservoir Ridge is open.
    •Soapstone Prairie :
    Soapstone Prairie will be closed until Friday, March 1. Soapstone Prairie is closed annually in December, January and February.
    •All other trails are open! Enjoy your natural areas!

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    Thanks!

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    Rangers will check Pineridge today to determine if conditions have improved.

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    Awesome. If they are considering opening the trails soon, that means this weekend it will probably be open since it's all sunny skies in the forecast. Hoping at least!!

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    Pineridge was open today and mostly dry. The timber trail on the west side of the valley is still closed

    -E

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    Good to know I have options. Thanks!

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